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Obamacare Dictates Retailers 'Open A Lactation Chamber At Every Single Store,' Staples Co-Founder Warns

By Craig Bannister | February 7, 2012 | 10:08am EST

Tom Stemberg, co-founder of mega-office supply chain Staples is questioning an Obamacare provision that discourages job creation by dictating employers funnel their capital into lactation chambers.

“Do you want [farming retailer] Tractor Supply to open stores or would you rather they take their capital and do what Obamacare and its 2,700 pages dictates – which is to open a lactation chamber at every single store that they have?” he asked.

“I’m big on breastfeeding; my wife breastfed,” Stenberg added. “I’m all for that. I don’t think every retail store in America should have to go to lactation chambers, which is what Obamacare foresees.

“You can’t make this stuff up.”

Stemberg says repealing Obamacare should be at the top of the next president's "to do" list.

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